Plan your week: 8/27 to 8/31

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Plan your week: 8/27 to 8/31

Vanderbilt on Saturday, August 18, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Vanderbilt on Saturday, August 18, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Claire Barnett

Vanderbilt on Saturday, August 18, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Claire Barnett

Claire Barnett

Vanderbilt on Saturday, August 18, 2018. (Photo by Claire Barnett)

Corinne Fombelle, Assistant Life Editor

Classes have just begun, and now is the perfect time to stop by social events, scout out new clubs and sign up for auditions around campus. Get a taste of the different opportunities each student org offers, and chow down on all the free food being provided this week. For more offerings, check out Anchor Link.

Disclaimer: Sources of event information are Anchor Link and Facebook

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Educational
What: The Power of Transformative Goals: Vanderbilt’s BlueSky Energy Vision Process
When: Monday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Ingram Hall, Blair School of Music
Why: Distinguished green building expert Jason McLennan will be lecturing on Vanderbilt’s carbon footprint reduction and the field of architecture in relation to FutureVU. Come to Ingram Hall to further inform yourself about the ecological direction our campus is heading.
Who: FutureVU

What: Study Abroad & Passport Fair
When: Wednesday, August 29 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Sarratt 216/220
Why: Check out a sampling of the 100+ study abroad options Vanderbilt has to offer to get a feel for what could be the best fit for you. If you’re a US citizen, you can also apply for a passport at the fair.
Who: Global Education Office

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Cultural
What: Mesa española
When: Tuesday, August 28 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Center for Second Language Studies (001 Furman Hall)
Why: Practice Spanish conversation while enjoying a snack and coffee.
Who: Vanderbilt Center for Second Language Studies

What: Kaffeestunde
When: Wednesday, August 29 at 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Center for Second Language Studies (001 Furman Hall)
Why: Practice German conversation while enjoying a snack, coffee and tea.
Who: Vanderbilt Center for Second Language Studies

What: Café Français
When: Wednesday, August 30 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Center for Second Language Studies (001 Furman Hall)
Why: Practice French conversation while enjoying a snack and coffee.
Who: Vanderbilt Center for Second Language Studies

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Recreational
What: Lambda’s Cupcake Social 2018
When: Tuesday, August 28 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Sutherland House Lobby
Why: Stop by to grab a cupcake (with gluten-free and vegan options) while learning about the Lambda Association, Vanderbilt’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance.
Who: Vanderbilt Lambda Association

What: Tea Time
When: Tuesday, August 28 at 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Lewis 207
Why: Take part in Highland Quad’s signature weekly social event. Mingle with other people on HQ while trying fresh baked goods and hot tea.
Who: Highland Quadrangle

What: IICC End of the Month Kickback
When: Thursday, August 30 at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Multicultural Lounge (Sarratt 335)
Why: The End of the Month Kickback is an opportunity for members of the Vanderbilt community to mentally reset and recharge. Each month, IICC will seek to foster an environment that engages in wellness initiatives and practices that are culturally relevant to the needs of multicultural, international and underrepresented populations.
Who: Inclusion Initiatives & Cultural Competence

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Arts
What: Be More Chill and Pippin Auditions
When: Wednesday, August 29 to Friday, August 31 at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Carmichael Towers East Lobby
Why: Try out to be a member of the cast of either Be More Chill, VOB’s fall production of 10-12 members or Pippin, VOB’s mainstage production of 22-24 members. No previous musical theatre experience is required, and callbacks will be on September 2nd. Come prepared for a cold reading from the script and for 16-32 bars of a song of your choice to showcase your vocal abilities.
Who: Vanderbilt Off Broadway

What: Creative Writing Popsicle Social
When: Thursday, August 30 at 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Duncan Library (Benson Hall)
Why: Get to know fellow creative writers on campus over free Las Paletas. Engage with faculty and other student writers in a casual environment.
Who: Vanderbilt Creative Writing

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Health & Wellness
What: Power Yoga + Paletas
When: Thursday, August 30 at 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Wyatt Lawn (or Commons MPR in case of rain)
Why: Join Vandy CHAARG on Wyatt Lawn for an hour of yoga led by a certified instructor. Come for Las Paletas and stay for an evening of exercising and socializing.
Who: CHAARG

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